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Re: The only name for the xml serialisation of html5

From: Dean Edridge <dean@55.co.nz>
Date: Sat, 29 Sep 2007 20:33:32 +1200
To: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Cc: Chris Adams <chris@tuesdaybegins.com>, public-html@w3.org
Message-id: <46FE0DDC.4010906@55.co.nz>

Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
> On Sat, 29 Sep 2007 13:55:10 +1000, Dean Edridge <dean@55.co.nz> wrote:
>
>> XHTML 5 is the only name that would really work.
>>
>>> ...the fact that the XHTML group will be out in the cold...
>> *We are* in essence the XHTML working group [1]  :-)
>>
>>> when version 5 rolls around....
>> It's not rolling anywhere Chris :-) It's already here [2] and people 
>> are using XHTML 5 already.
>>
>> You seem to be under the impression that XHTML is being developed by 
>> the XHTML 2 working group
>
> Indeed, XHTML 2.0 is under development by that group. But there are 
> several streams in the world of HTML-derived or HTML-like languages.
>
Don't cut my quotes short and leave out the relevant areas that people 
reading this will need to see please Charles .
I never said that XHTML *wasn't* being developed by the XHTML 2 working 
group.

I said:

> You seem to be under the impression that XHTML is being developed by 
> the XHTML 2 working group and we should all sit around and wait for 
> them to hand it to us one day in 2023 or something. And even then it 
> wont be fit for real world consumption. In reality the W3C has all but 
> abandoned the development of "real world XHTML". There has been more 
> progress achieved on XHTML in the last few years by the WHATWG than by 
> anyone else. This is due in part to the fact that members/contributors 
> of the WHATWG actually have real world experience in using XHTML on 
> the web and have written their spec to reflect this.


-- 
Dean Edridge
http://www.zealmedia.co.nz/
Received on Saturday, 29 September 2007 08:33:45 UTC

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